These and greater than four hundred different extraordinary prices approximately tune, from musicians, authors, poets, historic figures, and different celebrities, fill the pages of this enjoyable, useful little publication. now not all are at the critical facet; many are deliciously witty: “Her making a song was once mutiny at the excessive C’s” (Hedda Hopper); “I can carry a word so long as the Chase nationwide financial institution” (Ethel Merman); “Donny Osmond has van Gogh’s ear for song” (Orson Welles).
The quotations are prepared alphabetically in line with writer, from Fred Allen (“When Jack Benny performs the violin, apparently the strings are nonetheless again within the cat”) to Florian Zabach (“A musical expertise is like having six hands on one hand. You’re born with it, you’re assorted as a result of it, you can’t do something approximately it other than positioned it to use”). They represent a set that won't merely be an vital reference for public audio system yet also will satisfaction normal readers — specially song fans — with its enduring knowledge and humor.